Cimmeria


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Cimmeria

[sə′mer·ē·ə]
(paleontology)
In the Jurassic, a narrow continent that extended east-west at the southern margin of Eurasia. The name comes from the Crimean peninsula of Russia, where there is well-displayed evidence of an intra-Jurassic orogenic disturbance, indicative of continental collision.
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Some striking stereo views of the Red Planet include 200-foot-tall fractured mounds, probably composed of solidified lava, on the southern edge of Elysium Planitia, and, groups of gullies at different elevations along the wall of an unnamed crater in Terra Cimmeria.
Tyrantia, the Stygian deserts, Aquilonia and Cimmeria - all significant lands within the novels - are but pipe dreams and far away places when you first begin your quest.
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